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Colleges / Coastal Carolina University

Coastal Carolina University

Conway, SC 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate79%

About Coastal Carolina University

Coastal Carolina University is a public, state university in the suburb of Conway, South Carolina. Coastal Carolina University was founded in 1954. The university currently enrolls around 10,337 students a year, including 9,797 undergraduates.

Coastal Carolina University Acceptance Rate 2022

It is moderately difficult to get into Coastal Carolina University. Coastal Carolina University admitted 79% of all applicants in 2022. In 2022, 13,493 out of 17,161 total applicants were accepted.

Coastal Carolina University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 79%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.7
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 34%

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Coastal Carolina University is located in the town of Conway, South Carolina,.

If you are interested in seeing Coastal Carolina University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Highway 501 to Conway, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Myrtle Beach International.

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College Info

PO Box 261954 Conway, SC 29528-6054

Campus Setting: Suburban

Coastal Carolina University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Coastal Carolina University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Coastal Carolina University is Continuous processing.

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Coastal Carolina University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1030 - 1180


Math SAT Range

510 - 590


Reading SAT Range

510 - 600

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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1180 and Above


1030 to 1180


1030 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Coastal Carolina University students is 1110. Applicants with SAT scores of 1180 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Coastal Carolina University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1030 to 1180 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1030 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Coastal Carolina University.

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Wondering what life at Coastal Carolina University is like? There are approximately 10,337 students enrolled at Coastal Carolina University, including 9,797 undergraduate students and 540 graduate students. 92% percent of students attend school full-time, 41% percent are from SC and 59% percent of students are from other states.


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